The table below looks at the statistics for DevOps skills in IT contracts advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited DevOps over the 3 months to 29 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
DevOps
Rank 24 62 -
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -
Contract jobs citing DevOps 58 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 6.62% 1.02% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.50% 1.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 52 5 0
Average daily rate
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£375 £475 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £411 £400 £416
% change year-on-year
+2.81% -3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £50.00 - £26.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wales
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
682 607 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wales 77.85% 77.03% 72.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 404 234
Average daily rate £365 £390 £317
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.41% +23.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 9 15
Average hourly rate £15.75 £25.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.59 £13.50 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.75 £52.50 £16.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

DevOps
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

DevOps Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region.

DevOps Daily Rate Trend in Wales

DevOps
Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing DevOps across the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

DevOps Daily Rate Histogram in Wales

DevOps
Contract Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing DevOps within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +31 41 £375 -34.78% 1
West Wales +6 11 £425 -8.10%
North Wales - 1 £415 -
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DevOps
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing DevOps also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DevOps.

1 42 (59.15%) Linux
2 40 (56.34%) Jenkins
3 29 (40.85%) Scrum
3 29 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (36.62%) Security Cleared
4 26 (36.62%) Puppet
5 25 (35.21%) Hudson
6 24 (33.80%) SC Cleared
7 23 (32.39%) PowerShell
7 23 (32.39%) .NET
7 23 (32.39%) Windows
8 22 (30.99%) Java
8 22 (30.99%) Continuous Integration
9 21 (29.58%) Configuration Management
9 21 (29.58%) Continuous Delivery
10 20 (28.17%) MSBuild
10 20 (28.17%) MySQL
11 19 (26.76%) Software Delivery
12 18 (25.35%) Artifactory
13 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (23.94%) Open Source
14 16 (22.54%) Jython
14 16 (22.54%) Perl
14 16 (22.54%) Opscode Chef
15 13 (18.31%) Relational Database
15 13 (18.31%) Apache
15 13 (18.31%) Python
15 13 (18.31%) Software Engineering
16 12 (16.90%) Ruby
16 12 (16.90%) UNIX

DevOps
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Wales region citing DevOps also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited DevOps. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (18.31%) Apache
2 9 (12.68%) nginx
3 8 (11.27%) Tomcat
3 8 (11.27%) Confluence
4 6 (8.45%) WebSphere
4 6 (8.45%) IIS
5 5 (7.04%) JBoss
5 5 (7.04%) Jetty
6 2 (2.82%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.41%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.41%) Liferay
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (14.08%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.63%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (4.23%) Google App Engine
5 2 (2.82%) PaaS
6 1 (1.41%) IaaS
6 1 (1.41%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 10 (14.08%) HTTP
2 8 (11.27%) TCP/IP
2 8 (11.27%) SSL
3 4 (5.63%) DNS
4 3 (4.23%) DHCP
4 3 (4.23%) FTP
4 3 (4.23%) IPsec
5 2 (2.82%) Firewall
6 1 (1.41%) HTTPS
6 1 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.17%) MySQL
2 13 (18.31%) Relational Database
3 12 (16.90%) MongoDB
4 11 (15.49%) Hadoop
5 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
6 7 (9.86%) NoSQL
7 6 (8.45%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (7.04%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (1.41%) Redis
Development Applications
1 40 (56.34%) Jenkins
2 25 (35.21%) Hudson
3 20 (28.17%) MSBuild
4 18 (25.35%) Artifactory
5 9 (12.68%) Subversion
6 8 (11.27%) JIRA
6 8 (11.27%) Git (software)
7 7 (9.86%) Maven
8 6 (8.45%) TeamCity
9 5 (7.04%) Selenium
9 5 (7.04%) Spock
9 5 (7.04%) Geb
10 4 (5.63%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (2.82%) Cucumber
12 1 (1.41%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.41%) JMeter
12 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
12 1 (1.41%) RSpec
General
1 1 (1.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (45.07%) DevOps Engineer
2 9 (12.68%) Developer
3 7 (9.86%) Java Developer
4 6 (8.45%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.04%) Software Engineer
6 4 (5.63%) Senior DevOps Engineer
7 3 (4.23%) Administrator
8 2 (2.82%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 2 (2.82%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (2.82%) Lead Software Engineer
8 2 (2.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
9 1 (1.41%) Perl Software Engineer
9 1 (1.41%) AWS Architect
9 1 (1.41%) AWS Engineer
9 1 (1.41%) DevOps Administrator
9 1 (1.41%) DevOps Specialist
9 1 (1.41%) Scala Developer
9 1 (1.41%) Release Engineer
9 1 (1.41%) Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.39%) .NET
2 11 (15.49%) J2EE
3 8 (11.27%) XML
3 8 (11.27%) SOAP
4 7 (9.86%) Web Services
4 7 (9.86%) HTML
4 7 (9.86%) CSS
5 6 (8.45%) Spring
5 6 (8.45%) JSF
5 6 (8.45%) Hibernate
5 6 (8.45%) AngularJS
6 5 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (7.04%) XSLT
7 4 (5.63%) Servlets
7 4 (5.63%) JSON
7 4 (5.63%) LAMP
8 2 (2.82%) REST
8 2 (2.82%) jQuery
8 2 (2.82%) VXML
9 1 (1.41%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.68%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.86%) Digital Media
3 4 (5.63%) Video on Demand
4 2 (2.82%) IVR
4 2 (2.82%) Public Cloud
4 2 (2.82%) User Experience
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.41%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.41%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 42 (59.15%) Linux
2 23 (32.39%) Windows
3 17 (23.94%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (16.90%) UNIX
5 6 (8.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.23%) CentOS
7 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (1.41%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (40.85%) Scrum
1 29 (40.85%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.99%) Continuous Integration
3 21 (29.58%) Continuous Delivery
3 21 (29.58%) Configuration Management
4 19 (26.76%) Software Delivery
5 17 (23.94%) Open Source
6 13 (18.31%) Software Engineering
7 9 (12.68%) TDD
8 7 (9.86%) MapReduce
9 6 (8.45%) Release Management
9 6 (8.45%) OO
10 5 (7.04%) RUP
10 5 (7.04%) DSDM
10 5 (7.04%) OOA/OOD
10 5 (7.04%) Pair Programming
10 5 (7.04%) Test Automation
10 5 (7.04%) SDLC
10 5 (7.04%) Analytics
11 4 (5.63%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.39%) PowerShell
2 22 (30.99%) Java
3 16 (22.54%) Perl
3 16 (22.54%) Jython
4 13 (18.31%) Python
5 12 (16.90%) Ruby
6 7 (9.86%) SQL
7 6 (8.45%) Bash Shell
8 5 (7.04%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.82%) PHP
9 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
9 2 (2.82%) Scala
10 1 (1.41%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 26 (36.62%) Security Cleared
2 24 (33.80%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.23%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.63%) Xen
3 2 (2.82%) vCloud
3 2 (2.82%) Docker
4 1 (1.41%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 26 (36.62%) Puppet
2 16 (22.54%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (11.27%) Ansible
4 5 (7.04%) Vagrant
5 2 (2.82%) Salt
6 1 (1.41%) Rundeck
6 1 (1.41%) SELinux
Vendors
1 12 (16.90%) Microsoft
2 11 (15.49%) Red Hat
3 9 (12.68%) VMware
4 5 (7.04%) Oracle
4 5 (7.04%) Twitter
5 4 (5.63%) Google
6 2 (2.82%) Avaya
6 2 (2.82%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.41%) SaltStack
7 1 (1.41%) AppDynamics
7 1 (1.41%) Cisco
7 1 (1.41%) Atlassian
7 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.41%) RightScale
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Rate: £400.00 - £500.00 per day + Negotiable Depending on Experience
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